James L. Vander Hooven, Ed.D. (chair)
President, Tohono O’odham Community College

Sherry Allison, Ph.D. (Diné)
President, Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

Carrie L. Billy, J.D. (Diné)
President and CEO, American Indian Higher Education Consortium

Venida S. Chenault, Ph.D. (Potawatomi)
President, Haskell Indian Nations University

Elmer Guy, Ph.D. (Diné)
President, Navajo Technical University

Cynthia Lindquist, Ph.D. (Spirit Lake Dakota)
President, Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Richard Littlebear, Ed.D. (Northern Cheyenne)
President, Chief Dull Knife College

Marlin Spoonhunter (Northern Arapaho)
President, Wind River Tribal College

Laurel Vermillion, Ph.D. (Standing Rock Sioux)
President, Sitting Bull College

2017 AIHEC Student Poetry Slam


On the opening evening of the 2017 AIHEC Student Conference in Rapid City, students from an array of TCUs entertained conference goers with the spoken word at the annual poetry slam. View the video